Volunteer with Sustainable Solano

Do you have a special skill or talent you’d like to share?

Fill our our Volunteer Interest Survey to get started!

 

Immediate Volunteer Needs

From time to time, we have a key volunteer position open up that we would like to fill right away. We’ll post those needs here.

CSA Volunteer

Help run the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program in Benicia! We have four different farms that deliver to a central location near Military and East Second Street. Time commitment is 20 minutes on Wednesdays (set-up) and 20 minutes on Thursdays (clean-up), scheduled once or twice per month. Some lifting/hauling is required (carrying milk crates with bottles, dumping ice from a cooler, etc.) In exchange for your time, you can receive a small discount on local food! For more info, please email volunteer@sustainablesolano.org.

Other CSA Volunteer Opportunities

We are interested in seeing other sites similar to the central Benicia CSA drop site grow in cities throughout Solano County. Do you already manage a CSA site and would like to expand? Or are you looking to bring a CSA site to your neighborhood? You can do it and we can help! If interested, please email volunteer@sustainablesolano.org.

Ongoing Volunteer Needs

Below are some of the ways we always welcome volunteer help. See something that interests you? See another need you could help fill?

Fill out our Volunteer Interest Survey to get started!

 

Program Events

  • Dig in the dirt (and move some mulch)
  • Welcome attendees and assist with workshop registration
  • Contact local eateries to donate food
  • Serve food
  • Tasks vary by event

Professional/Administrative Support

  • Flyer design and distribution across Solano County
  • IT support
  • Preparing promotional material
  • Internet research
  • Outreach event assistance (help us set up and run a table at a local event)

Become Part of Our Network

  • Share upcoming events on your Nextdoor, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter accounts
  • Attend an event and write a blog for us on your experience
  • Take photos or video at an event to share
  • Know a local organization we should be working with? Help us make the connection

 

Questions? Need more information?

Send us an email at volunteer@sustainablesolano.org to get involved.

 

 

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Upcoming Events

Apr
23
Tue
6:30 pm Benicia: Growing a Kitchen Herb ... @ Benicia Library
Benicia: Growing a Kitchen Herb ... @ Benicia Library
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm
Benicia: Growing a Kitchen Herb Garden @ Benicia Library
Learn from Master Gardeners how to grow an easy, pretty, gourmet kitchen herb garden.
Apr
24
Wed
6:00 pm Benicia: Planting Your Community... @ Avant Garden
Benicia: Planting Your Community... @ Avant Garden
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Master Gardener Sheila Clyatt discusses and demonstrates planting and caring for your community garden plot. Tour the garden with Sheila as she explains what specific plants give you the most bang for your buck, how[...]
Apr
25
Thu
6:30 pm Vallejo: Movie Screening: ‘Modif... @ Empress Theater
Vallejo: Movie Screening: ‘Modif... @ Empress Theater
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm
Cultivate Community Food Cooperative presents the award-winning documentary, ‘Modified’ at the Empress Theater in Vallejo. Doors open at 6:30 pm. The movie starts at 7:30 pm. There will be food (featured in the movie) for[...]
Apr
27
Sat
8:45 am Benicia: ‘Dig in Deeper’ with Pe... @ Avant Garden
Benicia: ‘Dig in Deeper’ with Pe... @ Avant Garden
Apr 27 @ 8:45 am
As part of our annual Benicia & Vallejo Demonstration Food Forest Garden Tour on April 27, we wanted to offer something extra for a select group of attendees interested in learning more about permaculture and[...]

Monthly Benicia Community Garden Workdays

We have plenty of regular monthly events, especially for our well-established initiatives. Join us for these friendly gatherings. Get to know and learn from new friends, work in the community, dig in the dirt, do some light weeding and pruning, and sustain the roots, stems, leaves and seeds of our neighborhood at large.